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as our president for another four years. [applause] and michelle as first lady. [applause] i may be a little biased, but i cannot think of a better man than my husband to help our president lead our country for the next four years. [applause] as long as he has the privilege of serving this nation, i know that joe will keep fighting for american people every day. ladies and gentlemen, please join me in welcoming my husband, our vice president, joe biden. [applause] >> hello. i am joe biden, husbands, and i am delighted to be with you all here. let me begin with the simplest of statements. thank you. thank you, thank you, thank you. you are the only reason that we are here. thank you for support, thank you for being here, and most of all, thank you for believing in us. ladies and gentlemen, i have been honored to serve as vice president. but i have been especially honored to serve as a rock obama's vice president. this man has already done a remarkable job. historic health care reform, to supreme court appointees, ending the war in iraq and about two and the war in afghanistan, and
lady michelle obama. [cheers and applause] >> wendy -- one of the many balls held that night was the commander in chief called, began in 2005, open to members of the military and the guests. they danced with members of the military and the president made some remarks. ♪ >> thank you. thank you all for coming. [applause] thank you. [applause] thank you so much. thanks to all of you. tonight i have the very special honor as being known as the guy who accompanied michelle obama to the ball. i want to start by thanking tonight's co hosts, the senior enlisted advisors of the five branches of the united states armed forces. [applause] i want to acknowledge the joint chiefs of staff, the chairmen of the joint chiefs of staff, who are here with us as well. thank you, gentlemen. i also want to recognize some very special guests. three hundred wounded warriors who are joining us. [applause] i want to thank all of you for your service. i wish you quick and healthy recoveries. i know that you are more than ready to get home to your families. i know they are more than ready to have you
involved and get engaged. we were talking to one of the young people. i was painting a shelf. michele says i did a fine job. one of the folks i was talking to said that their parents every holiday, they would always do service. the fact that we have some outstanding young people here today, i want to say thank you to the parents for showing early on to all the young people how gratifying and how fulfilling it is. this is what america is about. this is what we celebrate. this inauguration, it is a symbol of how our democracy work and how we peacefully transfer power. it should also be an affirmation that we are all in this together. we need to look out for one another and work hard on behalf of one another. we hope that you guys are having a great time. [cheers and applause] i hear reports that the very young people did some great work. some of the older folks like me hurt our knees bending down a little bit. somehow, michelle looks stylish while she was doing it. [cheers and applause] >> thank you. it is great to have such a great turnout. we have a lot of family members in the audience. w
.alked the parad [cheers and applause] [cheers and applause] >> president barack obama and first lady michelle obama. [cheers and applause] [cheers and applause] >> one of the many inaugural balls held that night was the commander-in-chief, a tradition began by president george bush in 2005, open exclusively to members of the military and their guests. the president made some remarks. >> thank you. thank you all for coming. thank you. thank you so much. tonight i have the very special honor has been known as the guy who accompanied michelle obama to the ball. [applause] i want to start by thanking tonight's co-host's, the senior enlisted advisers for the five branches of the united states armed services. [applause] i want to abolish the joint chiefs of staff -- to acknowl edge the joint chiefs of staff. i also want to recognize the very special guest, 300 wounded warriors and joining us from walter reed. [applause] i want to thank all of you for your service. i wish you a quick and help the recovery is here it -- quick and healthy recoverires. i know you are more than ready to get back to your
. it was interesting -- we were talking to one of that young people, i was stating a shelf -- michelle does -- says i did a fine job. i was sustaining a shelf. -- i was sustaining a shelf. i was talking to them and they said our parents, every holiday we would always do service and so i was taught at a very young age. the fact we have some outstanding young people here today, i want to say thank you to the parents for showing early on and to all of our young people how gratifying and fulfilling this is. this is really what america is about. this is what we celebrate. this inauguration, it is a symbol of our democracy works and how we peacefully transfer power, but it should also be an affirmation we are in this together and we have to look out for each other and work hard on behalf of each other. here. we are -- we hope you're having [applause] i hear reports that he and people did some good work and some of the older folks like me, who it hurts getting our knees, bending down a little bit, we were able to manage also. and somehow michelle looked stylish the whole time she was doing it. >> i know we
you are doing. god bless you. [applause] >> first lady michelle obama and jill biden hosting a kids' inagural ball for children of men and women serving in the military. to honor and celebrate the service and sacrifice of the military as part of the official inaugural activities. the first lady's book to the audience at the washington convention center. -- spoke to the audience at the washington convention center. >> good evening. i am a fourth grade student in newport news, virginia. my mother is in the navy. i am honored to introduce this evening dr. jill biden, the second lady of the united states. [applause] dr. biden is married to the vice-president, joe biden. had she is a mother and a grandmother. and she is a great teacher, too. she teaches english at a community college in northern virginia. she is a strong supporter of military families, along with the first lady, michelle obama, dr. biden started encouraging us to support military families like mine terry ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, clique welcome the second lady of the united states, dr. jill biden -- like mine
states. this was the president just a few moments ago holding his hand on a family bible, michelle obama's family bible. chief justice john roberts administered the oath. keith is with us from new york. go ahead please. >> my question was more for the speech writers before. the difference between speaking and speech writing. i do not know who the guests there are now. >> this is more a chance to share your thoughts. do you have a memorable inaugural address that comes to mind? >> jfk's. that is the one that probably most people will remember. my question, i guess, was for the other guests that were previously there. >> thanks for the call. one of our viewers saying, i think incumbents should not have inaugural ceremonies. seven have had second inaugurations. when inaugurations fall on the sunday, their move to the following day. tomorrow is also martin luther king day, a federal holiday. we are told the president will make references to mlk, on caller: i am so proud of the president and i am so excited about what he is about to do for the country. it does bring tears to my eyes to see ho
. this actinic of the first lady michelle obama, along with her daughters will be attending -- this afternoon, the first lady michelle obama, lawless daughters will be attending any event. [no audio] >> in the day of service tent, the honorary chair of the committee is chelsea clinton. we expect to hear from her shortly, along with actress eva long gloria -- eva longoria. bo biden is another speaker we will hear from today. he is under rock war veteran. he is the son of vice president joe biden -- he is an iraq war veteran. he is the son of vice president joe biden. ♪ >> before chelsea clinton arrives here in the national mall to kick off the day of service, we will take him look at it, race -- a conversation about violent video games. we will watch as much of it as we can until the speakers began. >> part of the president's proposal this week was looking at video games. >> i think it is a good idea depending on how it is done. there is a fair amount of research, but very little of it is designed to inform the public. we really need more research. >> specifically where? >> first of all, it
murals and help prepare. -- repair. first lady michelle obama at the elementary school inaugural ball. the official swearing-in at around noon. before the public swearing-in that happens on monday, along with the capitol lunch and a parade down pennsylvania avenue. all of that happening monday. starting at 7:00 a.m. eastern. the public inauguration ceremony, that will be held on the capital said. that they happens to be martin luther king, the holiday that celebrates his legacy. the senate historian gave a historical perspective. health varioust variou presidents treat the de. >>-- the various ways presidents treat the day. >> the constitution rights of the oath of office. -- rights out the oath of office. -- writes out the oath of office. most presidents say, "so help me god." there was a tradition, a folklore that developed that washington said, "so help me god." we as historians have been looking for any possible resource. we're not sure about this. one of the accounts was given to us by washington irving. he gave his ramparts that washington said, -- rememberance that washington s
of the united states, barack obama, and michelle obama. the vice president of the united states, joe biden, and dr. jill biden. they are at the reviewing stand. a beautiful couple. [indiscernible] the president of the united states and first lady, followed by the vice-president of the united states, joe biden, and dr. jill biden. united states secret service -- [indiscernible] chairman senator charles schumer, senator lamar alexander, representative john boehner, house democratic leader nancy pelosi. [indiscernible] concluding the presidential press corps, the united states park police. [indiscernible] ladies and gentlemen, the parade continues to 17th street. [indiscernible] this is your chance to show your appreciation to the president of the united states, barack obama, and the first lady, michelle obama, as well as the vice president of the united states, and joe biden, and dr. jill biden, on their way to 17th street. ladies and gentlemen, making their way to the reviewing stand, the vice preside of the united states, joe biden, and dr. jill biden. every town seems to have its main str
. [applause] >> ladies and gentlemen, the president of the united states, mrs.ck obama and mission michelle obama, accompanied by senator schumer. [applause] >> please be seated. mr. president. ladies and gentlemen, please take your seats. ladies and gentlemen, please take your seats. mr. president, mr. vice president, honored guests, my colleagues on the joint congressional committee on the inaugural ceremonies and i are pleased to welcome you to today's inaugural luncheon. in this historic room we look around at the 35 statues representing men and women, well, one woman. thank you illinois and senator durbin for the statue of frances willard, though i feel obligated to say she was born in rochester, new york. thankfully, she will soon have a company when rosa parks completes her journey from the back of the bus to the front of statuary hall later this year. [applause] now we look around and remember the men and women who helped to define our nation. they like us worked hard to move this country forward. here in this hall, four presidents took the oath of office. here abraham lincoln serve
by dr. biden and first lady michelle obama. an extension of their work they have done through the joining forces initiative to help honor and support military families and will take place at the convention center, which is where both balls will take place. we will put out details of talent. we have put out an initial list of talent that will be appearing at the balls on monday night and the kids' concert. this is a logistical lift to get that all pieced together as a puzzle and we hope by friday to announce which acts will be appearing. over half of the audience will be made up of military kids and this is a great place to honor the men and women and families that support them. on tuesday, jumping ahead, there will be the traditional prayer service taking place at the national cathedral. the first and second family will attend. this is a tradition that is part of most inaugurals and we will be announcing the running show on that. we are working with the cathedral who will be there and the president will be there and nice to cap off four days of public celebration. i think that
and sasha obama. [crowd chanting] ♪ ladies and gentlemen, mrs. michelle obama and jill biden, accompanied by the clerk of the house of representatives and nancy pelosi. ♪ [fanfare sounds] >> ladies and gentlemen, the president of the united states, former president bush, dick cheney, representative john .oehner [playing "presidential march"] >> nice to see you. keep up the good work. ♪ >> ladies and gentlemen, accompanying the vice president elect, house deputy sergeant of arms, and the majority leader senator harry lead, and representative the steny hoyer. ♪ [fanfare sounds] >> ladies and gentlemen, the vice president elect, joseph r. biden jr. [cheers and applause] >> go, joe! ♪ [crowd chanting "obama!"] th >> ladies and gentlemen, accompanying the president elect, staff director of the congressional committee, the senate sergeant of arms, chairman of the joint congressional committee on inaugural ceremonies, senator feinstein, the speaker of the house of representatives, house majority leader, house republican leader, john boehner. [cheers and applause] [fanfare sounds] ♪ >>
that enjoys god lessons and freedom -- god's blessings and freedom. >> later, we will hear from michelle obama at the children's inaugural ball, and we will look at vice president biden volunteering in washington, dc tomorrow, the swearing in of the second term. today is the national day of service, a tradition president obama has taken up since their first day in the white house, but installed by president clinton, who kicked off today's events with his daughter chelsea. >> are you ready to kick off this day of doing a bunch of good? i will be your mc today. let's have a huge national day of service welcome for the woman who was the cochairman of the president reelection campaign, and is currently serving as the cochair for the inauguration committee, let's hear it for this eva longoria. [applause] >> good morning. i am so excited to be here. it is so inspiring to see many of you come out for this national day of service and give back to your community. i grew up in corpus christi, texas, and i grew up in a family of volunteers, and a family and community of people that wanted to get back. my
is the national day of service. we plan to bring you remarks from first lady michelle obama later this afternoon. tomorrow, live coverage of obama's official swearing-in ceremony at the white house. that is just before noon. our full live inauguration coverage at 7:00 a.m. eastern on monday. the president and first lady were at an elementary school in washington d.c.. they participated in a community service project, all part of the national day of service being held throughout the nation today to honor the service and legacy of martin luther king jr. [indiscernible] [laughter] a >> that was a good one. [indiscernible] [indistinct conversations] [cheers and applause] >> will want to complement -- we want to compliment burrville school, andry the principal here. [indiscernible] everyone here understands the importance of giving back. [indiscernible] [cheers and applause] all the great work that has been done here today. [indiscernible] our parents, every holiday, we always do service. [cheers and applause] showing all our young people early on [inaudible] it should also be an affirmation that we'
lady michelle obama, vice president joe biden and his wife jill will attend the national prayer service at washington national cathedral at 9:45 eastern. at 1:30 p.m. eastern, the house ways and means committee holds a hearing in debt and deficit reduction is examining the history of the debt limit and how past congresses and presidents have dealt with and whether the constitution provides options to the executive branch. the house is expected to vote wednesday on increasing the nation's current debt limit of nearly $16.50 trillion. >> a few moments, today's headline and your calls live on "washington journal." the house of representatives convenes at 10:00 eastern for general speeches. today's agenda admen will include the pandemic prepared as bill. we will be live at 7:00 p.m. eastern with gov. mike pence state of the state address. in about one hour and they have, we will focus on president
. that is where president obama and michelle obama will watch the parade. [laughter] [beeping] >> throughout inauguration day, our website will have special features, including video feeds from the crew. a visual blog page of behind the scenes photos. all at c-span.org now, president richard nixon's 1969 in nine to raise in. in the election, president lyndon johnson withdrew from the race, and hubert humphrey was nominated. on election night, george wallace one five states as an independent nominee. here is a resident nixon's swearing in and, about 20 minutes. -- and speech, about 20 minutes. >> do you richard milhouse nixon solemnly swear that you will faithfully exit queue the office -- >> that i will faithfully execute the office >> of president of the united states. >> of president of the united states. >> and will, to the best of my ability, observe protect and defend the constitution of the united states so that you got. >> and will, to the best of my ability, observe protect and defend the constitution of the united states, so help me god. [applause] ♪ >> senator dirksen, mr. chief
michelle roberts. and our task force has the responsibility for planning and coordinating all of the military ceremonial support for the inaugural activities. once the luncheon is complete, the president and the first lady, the vice president and the second lady will be escorted out to the east front of the capitol, where they will be greeted by the commander of the task force and he will escort them down the steps to take the review. and the review is presidential escort unit which is comprised of approximately 380 service members. followed by each of the service honor guards and the u.s. army band as well as the marine corps band. and they will go past the president's location on the steps on the east front of the capitol. and once they complete the pass and review. then the presidential escort, they fall into the motorcade and they start the parade route. along the parade route, we have approximately 2,300 military personnel participating in the parade. approximately 10,000 total personnel in the parade. and the way the parade is organized, there are five divisions in this
to this and operation. >> i am gloria, from seattle. >> michelle, new york. >> marion, pennsylvania. >> you decided to meet here. >> we are all three sisters. >> why did you decide to come to washington for the 57 and operation? >> i think we regretted not being here quarter years ago. we decided we would not miss it this time around. >> we never thought about it or we did not think it is possible to come altogether. >> how did this all happened? how did each of you get here? >> i drove up from pennsylvania. >> i flew in. >> gives me an average cost of how much this will come to, the bill to be here in washington and to stay overnight. >> probably over $2,000. hotel're able to find a and do all that. what are the logistics like? >> we rented a condo from somebody advertising. >> what time did you get up to make your way down here? >> 5:00 a.m. the last couple of days, a lot of walking. >> give me your impressions. your dancing before the camera came out. >> hit the excitement is in the air. we cannot get enough of it. it is awesome. >> do you has volunteered for the president? >> no, just donations
dole, congressman michel, and fellow citizens, neighbors, and friends, there is a man here who has earned a lasting place in our hearts and in our history. president reagan, on behalf of our nation, i thank you for the wonderful things that you have done for america. [applause] i have just repeated word for word the oath taken by george washington 200 years ago, and the bible on which i placed my hand is the bible on which he placed his. it is right that the memory of washington be with us today, not only because this is our bicentennial inauguration, but because washington remains the father of our country. and he would, i think, be gladdened by this day, for today is the concrete expression of a stunning fact -- our continuity these 200 years since our government began. we meet on democracy's front porch, a good place to talk as neighbors and as friends. for this is a day when our nation is made whole, when our differences, for a moment, are suspended. and my first act as president is a prayer. i ask you to bow your heads -- heavenly father, we bow our heads and thank you for you
would be natural. i try to make it me. i tried to bring a little michelle obama into this. at the same time every spec and value tradition that is america. >> the first ladies -- the private and public lives. c-span is teaming up with the white house association, an original series for television. "first ladies -- influence and image eric." on c-span, c-span radio, and c- span.org. >> the smithsonian institution national museum of american history has a vast collection of presidential inaugural artifacts, dating back to george washington. they spoke with the chairman of the politics division of the museum. >> here you are in the division of political history, and i have a number of object from our inaugural collection, which goes back to george washington, all the way to the present, and this weekend, we will be collecting additional material. inaugurations are these wonderful events. in many respects, they are like great, american holidays, like thanksgiving or the fourth of july, they are part of an american tradition -- an important one that celebrates american democracy, certainly
, which will take place after the lunch that matt discussed. >> thank you. i'm colonel michelle roberts. and our task force has the responsibility for planning and coordinating all of the military ceremonial support for the inaugural activities. once the luncheon is complete, the president and the first lady, the vice president and the second lady will be escorted out to the east front of the capitol, where they will be greeted by the commander of the task force and he will escort them down the steps to take the review. and the review is presidential escort unit which is comprised of approximately 380 service members. followed by each of the service honor guards and the u.s. army band as well as the marine corps band. and they will go past the president's location on the steps on the east front of the capitol. and once they complete the pass and review. then the presidential escort, they fall into the motorcade and they start the parade route. along the parade route, we have approximately 2,300 military personnel participating in the parade. approximately 10,000 total personnel in the p
are coming up and taking pictures with their family, i promise you, michelle and i are very nice to them and we have a wonderful time. [laughter] but it doesn't prevent them from going onto the floor of the house and blasting me for being a big-spending socialist. [laughter] and the reason that, in many cases, congress votes the way they do, or talks the way they talk, or takes positions in negotiations that they take doesn't have to do with me. it has to do with the imperatives that they feel in terms of their own politics -- right? they're worried about their district. they're worried about what's going on back home. i think there are a lot of republicans at this point that feel that given how much energy has been devoted in some of the media that's preferred by republican constituencies to demonize me, that it doesn't look real good socializing with me. charlie crist down in florida i think testifies to that. and i think a lot of folks say, well, if we look like we're being too cooperative or too chummy with the president that might cause us problems. that might be an excuse for us to
of michelle obama into this but at the same time respecting and valuing the tradition that is america's. >> the first lady's public and private lives, cspan is teaming up with the white house historical association for a first of its kind -- an original series for television, "first ladies, influence and image" airing over two seasons. >> i, >hussein obama, do solemnly swear that i will execute the office of president of the united states faithfully -- >> that i will execute -- >> office of president united states faithfully -- >> chief justice john roberts administered the oath to barack obama on january 20, 2009, there was a major problem. roberts was supposed to say that i will faithfully execute the office of president of the united states. barack obama stopped, paused, smiled as if to say, c'mon, man, this is my big day. you have to get this right. unfortunately, he did not get it right. so the very next night in the white house, they did it again. this tom roberts use notes which he had not used a first time and they got it right >> jim bendat walks through the history of democ
inaugural committee host: first lady michelle obama just turned 49 last week. she will have a big role during the next couple of days. here is take tweed ♪t the more private ceremony today will include a bible for the first lady. also, another first for this president being sworn in on mlk and the last time that happened was with bill clinton. we will share with you some thoughts by jerry is joining us from detroit on the democrats' line, good morning. caller: what makes this inauguration so much more significant that it is taking place on martin luther king jr. birthday. dr. king was certainly a hero of mine and certainly to president obama. and certainly to anyone who believes in equality and social justice. host: on the republican line, steve is joining us from virginia, good morning. caller: is important to look at what has been accomplished in the first four years. the values the -- the value of united states dollar has been reduced by 50% and the value of gold has gone up. everybody on welfare has half as much money to use and all the contributors have golden safety deposit box
is the president's legacy as far as how we interact with congress? guest: mitch mcconnell/joe biden -- michelle obama was rolling her eyes at the inaugural luncheon yesterday, supposedly. john boehner talked behind her and i don't think there is a love lost between john boehner and barack obama. it was going so badly recently in december that john boehner stepped aside and the vice president and minority leader of the senate had to take over. at this point, you have the president and john boehner not committing to talk to each other about the next spending fight. that is not a good sign. host: what will they second obama term mean for the supreme court? guest: there are many big issues. i suppose there is the possibility of another supreme court appointment. that is always a moment re- litigate a lot of big social issues before the country. i think we will be looking at potentially historic rulings on affirmative action, on gay marriage, all kinds of economic issues. if he goes ahead on climate change, i don't know if it will get to the supreme court, but that will be litigious in the extreme.
obama, speaker boehner? guest: mitch mcconnell, joe biden. michelle obama is rolling her eyes or making a fence at the inaugural luncheon yesterday when obama and boehner talked behind her. lost betweenlove the two. now at this point you have but the president and boehner committing not to talk to each other about the next big spending fight. not a good sign. host: what will second obama term mean for the court? guest: a lot of big issues, and i suppose there is the possibility of another supreme court appointment, which is always a moment to read-tod litigate social issues. we will look at potentially historic rulings on affirmative action, economic issues, gay marriage, and if he goes ahead on climate change, i do not know if it will get the court, but that will be with just in extreme. i think this -- despite the fact that the president and chief justice managed twice to get through the oath of office without any mistakes of the last couple of days, you are still going to see a huge gulf between the conservative majority of the supreme court and this white house, particularly under t
the official photographs. >> thank you, chuck. mr. president and michelle, mr. vice president and jill, president and mrs. clinton, president and mrs. carter, mr. chief justice. one former president not sure today, honey and i were sitting next to him, george h w bush and barbara if you years ago. i said to barbara, what should i speak about? and she said, about five minutes, george. there will probably come a time when your children are trying to explain to their grandchildren that this day actually happened. if those great-grandchildren do not believe it, we have pictures. these pictures are for you and we wish you the best as you work for that common good. [applause] >> i would now like to introduce the distinguished majority leader of the house of representatives, eric cantor, to present the lennox inaugural gift. >> good afternoon. on behalf of the joint congressional committee on inaugural ceremonies, it is my honor to present the president and mrs. obama, the vice president and dr. biden with this beautiful crystal vases. the images of the united states capitol and white house a
of the united states, mrs. michelle obama accompanied by the clerk of house of representatives -- [inaudible] [applause] ♪ ♪ >> ladies and gentlemen, the vice president of the united states, joseph r. biden, accompanied by inaugural coordinator for the joint congressional committee on inaugural procedures, the sergeant at arms, the house that the sergeant at arms, said a majority leader harry reid, and house democratic leader, nancy pelosi. [applause] ♪ ♪ ♪ >> ladies and gentlemen, the president of the united states, barack obama accompanied by the joint congressional committee on inaugural ceremonies, sergeant at arms terence at jenner, the house sergeant at arms, pulte irving, senator charles schumer, senator lamar alexander, the speaker of the house of representatives, john boehner, senate majority leader harry reid, and it said it -- and house democratic leader nancy pelosi. [applause] [cheering] ♪ ♪ [cheering] ♪ ♪ ♪ >> please be seated. ladies and gentlemen, the chairman of the joint congressional committee for inaugural ceremonies, the hon. charles e. schumer. [appl
's day parade. ♪ >> celebrating illinois, the birthplace of michelle obama ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ holle ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [cheers] ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> representing new york, new york. ♪ ["god bless america" plays] ["yankee doodle dandy" plays] ♪ also representing the coast guard, the coast guard band. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ["god bless america" plays] ["this is my country" plays] ♪ ["god bless america" plays] ["america the beautiful" plays] ["god bless america" plays] ♪ ["o shenandoah" plays] as you have seen from this afternoon, we come from different places and different cultures, but we are one people. [indiscernible] >> mr. president, congratulations. it is an honor. [indiscernible] >> thank you, guys. appreciate it. thank you, sir. appreciate it. >> president obama and vice president joe biden, the inaugural parade wraps up as the two prepare for the inaugural balls later this evening. here and c-span, our 2013 coverage will continue, and we will bring you some of the key events from today's and the duration, including the oath of office. the c
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